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Police Face Higher Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Death During

Police Face Higher Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Death During Stressful Duties

Provided by Todd Datz, Harvard School of Public Health Police officers in the United States face roughly 30 to 70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) when they're involved in stressful situations - suspect restraints, altercations,...

Latest Myocardial infarction Stories

heart attack treatment timing
2014-11-21 03:00:39

A national effort to shave minutes off emergency heart attack treatment time has increased the chance that each patient will survive, a new study suggests. But yet the survival rate for all patients put together hasn’t budged.

2014-11-17 23:01:17

New Research Findings by Mount Sinai Heart and CNIC in Spain Challenges Current Medical Consenus Discovering Heart Attack Causes Two Waves of Heart Muscle Inflammation Within a Week

2014-11-13 23:14:17

NuvOx Pharma announced that a manuscript describing results of the Company’s product dodecafluoropentane emulsion (DDFPe) in reducing damage from myocardial infarction (MI) has been published

2014-11-12 23:07:20

The Heart Attack Eradication Society Urges Doctors to Adopt Personalized Risk Assessment. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Leading preventive cardiologists

2014-11-10 12:29:28

DALLAS, November 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Cardiac Biomarkers Market 2014-2018 research report of 105 pages to its online industry intelligence

2014-11-07 12:25:41

STOLBERG, Germany, November 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The individual risk of stroke, kidney failure and heart attack is the decisive factor over whether to start treatment

2014-11-04 23:05:41

Sugar is the culprit of heart disease, which continues to be the number one cause of death of men and women in Canada.

2014-11-04 23:03:18

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute researchers discover many of the most commonly prescribed medications are not effective for reducing cardiovascular events. Kansas

2014-10-30 23:01:58

Recreational hockey players, usually middle aged men, are suiting up for hockey games putting themselves at risk of heart disease.


Latest Myocardial infarction Reference Libraries

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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